Douglas County, Nebraska
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County Information

Douglas County was established in 1855. It was named after Stephen A. Douglas (1813-1861), U.S. Senator from Illinois.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 340 square miles, of which 331 square miles is land and 9 square miles is water.

Douglas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 517,110. It is the state's most populous county, home to over one-fourth of Nebraska's residents. Its county seat is Omaha, the state's largest city.

Sailor And Soldier Statues at the Durham Museum in Omaha
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Douglas County Online Data


Births & Birthdays Biographies Cemeteries
Census Data Churches Clubs, Societies & Organizations
Documents Geographical Features Historical Info
Marriages, Engagements, Anniversaries & Divorces Military News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths People & Families Precincts
Schools Towns & Villages

Website Updates:

27 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Joan Hartnett; Roy R. Huitt; Frederick J. McCrickard; Julia V. McCrickard
News Articles: Melvin E. Morris
Births & Birthdays: Love Girl
14 Apr 2016:
People & Families: Other People - Elizabeth Bradley
09 Apr 2016:
Military: Veterans Deaths - James E. Atkinson; William Bang; Richard E. Deuser; Frank R. Lastovica; Charles Mach; Edward J. Machacek; Daniel L. Quinn; Robert R. Riddle; Gerald L. Smith; Marvin D. Timm; George M. Vercruysse; Adam E. Zoucha; Gerald W. Zuck
08 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Ruth Hitchcock Stewart
04 Apr 2016:
Historical Info: Businesses - Newspaper Advertisements - All Makes Typewriter Co 1949; Armours Bouillon Cubes 1913; Ayers Cherry Pectoral 1910; Beddeo Credit Clothing 1913; Boston Clothing 1885; Carmans 1942; Schlitz 1901; Scotts Emulsion 1889; Thompson Beldon Co 1901; Wirths Music Hall 1897

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Surrounding Counties

Dodge County - (northwest)
Washington County - (north)
Pottawattamie County, Iowa - (east)
Sarpy County - (south)
Saunders County - (west)

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